Head of Educational Opportunities

June 2024 | Remote / Northeast, USA

Founded in 2021, our vision at Boundless is to become the hub enabling Jewish institutions to educate their stakeholders about Israel’s centrality to Jewish life while safeguarding the security of Jewish communities. We have undertaken in-depth research to surface the root causes of key communal challenges, improved knowledge-sharing, developed recommendations to mitigate the harms of online Jew-hatred, and are laying the groundwork to reimagine Israel education in North America. Our culture is animated by curiosity, integrity, respect, and a deep sense of purpose. As we enter our third year of operations, we are looking to add a talented professional who is committed to the Boundless mission and inspired by our culture. The successful candidate will become the fourth member of our team and will help shape this entrepreneurial and growing organization.

This position is entirely remote, allowing the successful candidate to work from their preferred location.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to foster learning initiatives and cultivate partnerships within both Jewish communal and non-Jewish educational settings. This role requires a deep knowledge of Israel, Zionist thought, and the history and manifestations of antisemitism. The ideal candidate will be skilled in building relationships, developing collaborative programming, and facilitating substantive learning experiences for diverse audiences.

Responsibilities

Jewish Communal Learning

  • Cultivate relationships with educational and Jewish communal organizations to support the development of professional learning initiatives.
  • Foster partnerships with key organizations and develop collaborative educational programming for organizational professionals.
  • Teach and lead substantive learning series and lectures on Israeli history, Israeli society, Zionist thought, and the history and contemporary manifestations of antisemitism.
  • Build educators’ content knowledge, contextual understanding, and confidence to transmit ideas and navigate discourse in various learning environments.
  • Coordinate workshops and/or learning convenings to promote ongoing professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Oversee the development of longitudinal evaluation initiatives.

Non-Jewish Educational Opportunities:

  • Build relationships and cultivate learning opportunities within middle school and high school
    independent institutions as well as public schools.
  • Design training institutes and workshops to equip educators with the knowledge and skills to address antisemitism and promote a deeper understanding of Israel.
  • Identify potential collaborations within Jewish educational organizations and non-Jewish educational spaces to expand opportunities and reach.
  • Teach and present to a variety of learners, including principals/heads of school, humanities educators, DEI professionals, and directors of teaching and learning, to promote awareness and understanding of Jewish communal and educational issues.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced degree in education, Jewish studies, or a related field preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience (at least 5 years) in curriculum development, educational programming, and professional learning facilitation.
  • Deep understanding of Jewish communal learning, Israeli history, Zionist thought, and issues related to antisemitism.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage and inspire learners of all backgrounds.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and evolving environment.
  • Self-motivated and highly independent, while simultaneously able to thrive in a team environment.
  • Operates with the highest levels of integrity and honesty. To apply, please email info@boundlessisrael.org.

Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 per year.

Boundless provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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